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Private Equity Valuations & Analytics, AVP

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Banking & Finance
  • $125K - $180K
  • New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You: Bachelor's in Finance/Econ/Accounting. 5+ yrs Valuation/PE experience. ASC 820 knowledge. Strong communication skills. Proficient in Excel/PowerPoint. Team management experience a plus.
  • You will lead valuation model reviews, drive enhancements to reporting processes, manage audits, develop presentation materials, and mentor team members.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or similar discipline (CFA and/or CPA a plus)
  • 5+ years of experience in valuations, transaction services, a private equity fund, consulting, or other relevant analytical roles
  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires execution of recurring deliverables as well as projects and initiatives in support of a rapidly growing business
  • Thorough understanding of ASC 820 and corresponding valuation guidance. Familiarity with a wide range of valuation approaches (e.g. Income, Market, Yield Analysis, OPM, Contingent Claims, PWERM etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high EQ, and the ability to confidently and competently handle interactions with deal professionals, Asset Management, and portfolio company representatives
  • A self-motivated individual with strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Confidence presenting to large groups of senior leaders (e.g. Firmwide Valuation Committee, Board of Directors)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint is required
  • Proficiency in iLevel a plus
  • Experience managing a team of at least 3 individuals a plus

Responsibilities

  • Assist in day-to-day management of the team including, but not limited to, deliverable tracking, model development, valuation model reviews, presentation to senior leaders, and completion of ad-hoc deliverables
  • Lead the completion of valuation models in line with Blackstone’s valuation policy as well as requisite external guidance
  • Drive the onboarding process for new portfolio investments and ensure proper data collection procedures are in place
  • Manage the annual audit as well as interim reviews with third party valuation firms
  • Drive enhancements and improvements to the group’s valuations and reporting processes, procedures, offshore resources, and use of technology
  • Manage the creation and development of presentation materials to effectively communicate results within PE and wider Blackstone
  • Assist in the presentation of valuation results to various internal committees, external auditors, and limited partners
  • Assist in the on-going training and development of analysts and associates
  • Work closely with PE Management Reporting to provide inputs as well as other portfolio investment information to aid in the completion of planning deliverables
  • Maintain relationships with core constituencies including, deal professionals, Institutional Client Services, Portfolio Operations, Accounting, Operations and Finance teams
  • This is designed to be a role involving mentorship with trajectory toward greater managerial responsibilities based on performance

FAQs

What is the primary focus of the Private Equity Valuations & Analytics AVP role at Blackstone?

The primary focus of the AVP role is to support the Private Equity group by preparing, evaluating, analyzing, and summarizing portfolio investment valuation results for PE. Additionally, the role involves handling various ad hoc and recurring analyses related to portfolio monitoring and reporting.

What type of analyses will the AVP be responsible for in this role?

The AVP will be responsible for preparing valuations, evaluating portfolio investments, analyzing investment performance, and summarizing valuation results for PE. Additionally, the role includes handling a variety of ad hoc and recurring analyses related to portfolio monitoring and reporting.

What team will the AVP be working with at Blackstone?

The AVP will be working with Blackstone's Portfolio Management - Portfolio Valuations and Analytics team, specifically supporting the Private Equity group.

What skills and qualifications are required for this AVP role?

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in finance, accounting, or a related field, with experience in private equity valuations and analytics. Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in financial modeling and valuation techniques are required. Additionally, excellent communication and teamwork skills are essential for this role.

Can you provide more information on the responsibilities of the AVP in this role?

The AVP will be responsible for preparing, evaluating, analyzing, and summarizing portfolio investment valuation results for PE. This includes handling a variety of ad hoc and recurring analyses related to portfolio monitoring and reporting. The role also involves working closely with the Private Equity group to support their valuation needs and provide insight into investment performance.

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Industry
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Employees
1985
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Blackstone is a global investment firm that specialises in alternative asset management and financial advisory services. The company engages in various investment activities, including private equity, real estate, credit, and hedge fund solutions. Blackstone's ultimate mission is to generate attractive investment returns for their clients while managing risk prudently. Their purpose is to provide exceptional investment opportunities and value-added services to their investors, aiming to create lasting value and deliver superior performance. Blackstone strives to be a trusted partner for their clients, leveraging their deep industry expertise, global network, and disciplined investment approach to drive long-term success and contribute to the growth and development of the companies and assets they invest in.

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Benefits

  • Health Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Performance Bonus

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance